Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility:Global Report on Human Settlements 2013 - Policy directions Global Report on Human Settlements 2013 (Series title)
Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility argues that the development of sustainable urban transport systems requires a conceptual leap. The purpose 'transportation' and 'mobility' is to gain access to destinations, activities, services and goods. Thus access is the ultimate objective of transportation. As a result, urban planning and design should focus on how to bring people and places together, by creating cities that focus on accessibility, rather than simply increasing the length of urban transport infrastructure or increasing the movement of people or gods. Urban form and the functionality of the city are therefore a major focus of this report, which highlights the importance of integrated land-use and transport planning.
ISBN Series Number:- Not available - ISBN: 978-92-1-132569-0 HS Number: 032/13E Series Title: Global Report on Human Settlements 2013 Pages: 50 Year: 2013 Publisher: UN-HABITAT Co-Publisher : EARTHSCAN Languages: Español, Français, English
Themes: Urban Transport, Water Sanitation and Infrastructure Countries: Branch/Office: